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December 28, 2021, 07:05

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Next year, more than nine thousand vehicles will be connected to the ticket system, and in the future, payments with the Troika card are planned to be introduced on all routes of the Moscow Region.

More than four thousand vehicles of JSC Mostransavto now accept the Troika card. Another 1,100 buses were connected to the unified ticket system. They are equipped with stationary terminals, there are also vehicles where payment is made through a mobile terminal.

Special information stickers are placed in the bus salons where the card is accepted. As part of scaling the ticketing system in the transport of the Moscow Region, volunteers will distribute five thousand Troika cards to passengers at nine bus stations.

“Every day, millions of passengers from the Moscow region come to the capital to study, work, on business. Therefore, of course, for them the possibility of paying for travel with a Troika card is familiar, profitable and convenient. Already, residents of the Moscow region can pay for travel with the Troika card in more than four thousand vehicles throughout the Moscow region. Next year, together with the region, it is planned to connect more than nine thousand vehicles to the ticketing system, and in the future – to introduce payments with the Troika card on all routes of the Moscow region, “

Maxim Liksutov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport.

More than four million trips have already been made on the buses of the Moscow Region using the Troika card, which is about 24 thousand transactions a day. The loyalty program allowed passengers to save 1.1 million rubles on fares.

A unified ticket system in the Moscow Region has been operating since February this year on more than 700 routes. Since July, a loyalty program has also been launched for Troika cardholders. The monthly passenger savings range from seven to 35 percent. The savings are based on the number of trips made over a period of 30 days, the discount increases with the number of trips. Under this program, residents and guests of the Moscow Region can save over 400 rubles a month, while a year the benefit will be more than 4.8 thousand rubles.

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